Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from our favorite emerging writers
We were so excited and overwhelmed by the poems we received for our Mundane Joys anthology that we had to share a few on The Rail! This week we have a beautiful piece by Corey Mesler
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Corey Mesler has been published in numerous anthologies and journals including Poetry, Gargoyle, Five Points, Good Poems American Places, and New Stories from the South. He has published eleven novels, four short story collections, six full-length poetry collections, and a dozen chapbooks. He’s been nominated for the Pushcart many times, and three of his poems were chosen for Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac. He also wrote the screenplay for We Go On, which won The Memphis Film Prize in 2017. With his wife he runs Burke’s Book Store (est. 1875) in Memphis.